Jeffrey Lisandro the Australian professional poker player, now residing in Salerno, Italy, is known by many to be a cash game specialist, but is a well-known face on the poker tournament circuit and is regarded as one of the premier Seven Card Stud players in the world.
Having finished 17th in the 2006 World Series of Poker main event, winning $659,730, he was also noted for an incident with Prahlad Friedmanduring the event, where Friedman felt that Jeffery Lisandro had not put in his ante, worth 5,000 chips, in a hand.
He won his first World Series of Poker bracelet in 2007 in the $2,000 Seven-Card Stud event beating a final table that included Daniel Negreanu and Nick Frangos. He placed 2nd in the World Championship Pot Limit Hold’em (Event 13) in 2007.
At the 2009 World Series of Poker, he became the first person to win a World Series title in all three seven-card stud disciplines at the same Series when he won tournaments in Stud High, Stud High-Low, and Razz, earning him the Player of the Year title.
After having made his first final table appearance in a World Series of Poker event in 1997, in the $3,000 pot limit hold’em event won by Phil Hellmuth Jr. He has made eleven WSOP final tables in Omaha, seven card stud and 2 to 7 lowball events and has won five bracelets, two in Seven Card Stud, one in Seven Card Stud hi/low ,one in Razz, and one in Pot-Limit Omaha.
He plays online at Poker Stars and is a good friend of Jean-Robert Bellande. As of 2010, his total live tournament winnings exceed $4,400,000. His 35 cashes at the WSOP account for $2,928,469 of those winnings. In 2009, Lisandro won the World Series of Poker Player of the Year award.